Tag Archives: East Africa

SportPesa faces €120m Kenyan tax showdown

East African betting group SportPesa faces turbulent times in its home market of Kenya, as the Kenyan Revenue Authority (KRA) demands that the company pays back its KSH multi-billion tax arrears. In 2018, the KRA filed a KSH 10.3 billion (€80m) demand against ‘Pevans East Africa‘ the holding company of SportPesa Kenya, stating that the bookmaker had purposely withheld taxes …

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East Africa: Leading the continent’s iGaming revolution

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Many still deem the Africa gambling market to be in its early steps despite the ever increasing presence of established operators across the local regions. East Africa is one of the continent’s most bustling scenarios under this aspect. So, how can operators reap the benefits that the region has to offer? BtoBet has produced a new report to explain some …

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BetLion appoints Peter Stagles as Group Operations Director

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Peter Stagles has made the move from 21Bet to bolster the management team at BetLion ahead of the operator’s planned assault on the East African sports betting market. His appointment as Group Operations Director comes at an exciting time for BetLion, who this month combined the launch of its new betting product in Uganda by signing a sponsorship deal with …

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Victor Chandler starts East African adventure ‘Bet Lion’ with FSB Tech

Industry legend Victor Chandler is set to return to the business, launching new East African sports betting venture Bet Lion this coming August. Following a three-year hiatus, Chandler has partnered with betting platform provider FSB Tech to launch Bet Lion, a sportsbook which aims to be a market leader in Tanzania and Kenya. One of the biggest characters in sports …

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Editec launches Premier Bet in Kenya

EDITEC has announced the opening of the first Premier Bet in Nairobi, Kenya.  The store opened on the first weekend of January in the Kawangare area of the capital city. It aims to capitalise on the growing popularity of sports betting throughout the East African region, and will offer a vast array of betting markets. Andrew Batley will head up this …

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